Animal Versus Wind Dispersal and the Robustness of Tree Species to Deforestation

@article{Montoya2008AnimalVW,
  title={Animal Versus Wind Dispersal and the Robustness of Tree Species to Deforestation},
  author={Daniel Montoya and Miguel A. Zavala and Miguel Angel Rodr{\'i}guez and Drew Purves},
  journal={Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={320},
  pages={1502 - 1504}
}
Studies suggest that populations of different species do not decline equally after habitat loss. However, empirical tests have been confined to fine spatiotemporal scales and have rarely included plants. Using data from 89,365 forest survey plots covering peninsular Spain, we explored, for each of 34 common tree species, the relationship between probability of occurrence and the local cover of remaining forest. Twenty-four species showed a significant negative response to forest loss, so that… Expand
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